SUSE SLED12 Security Update : flash-player (SUSE-SU-2015:1740-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

flash-player was updated to version 11.2.202.535 to fix 13 security
issues (bsc#950169).

These security issues were fixed :

- A vulnerability that could be exploited to bypass the
same-origin-policy and lead to information disclosure
(CVE-2015-7628).

- A defense-in-depth feature in the Flash broker API
(CVE-2015-5569).

- Use-after-free vulnerabilities that could lead to code
execution (CVE-2015-7629, CVE-2015-7631, CVE-2015-7643,
CVE-2015-7644).

- A buffer overflow vulnerability that could lead to code
execution (CVE-2015-7632).

- Memory corruption vulnerabilities that could lead to
code execution (CVE-2015-7625, CVE-2015-7626,
CVE-2015-7627, CVE-2015-7630, CVE-2015-7633,
CVE-2015-7634).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/950169
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-5569.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7625.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7626.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7627.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7628.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7629.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7630.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7631.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7632.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7633.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7634.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7643.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7644.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?0485140a

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-2015-680=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-680=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

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